Repurposing of the railway into an urban park began construction in 2006, with the first phase opening in 2009, and the second phase opening in 2011. The third and final phase officially opened to the public on September 21, 2014.
Alan Gross traveled to Cuba to help the small Jewish community, but he was detained in Cuba from 2009 to 2014. Some Jewish Americans originally from Cuba are also fierce critics of the Cuban regime like Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and academic Ruth Behar.
Even in later years, during Maharaja’s rule, the gardens were well maintained and continue to be so even now as it is one of the prominent visitor attractions around the Dal Lake. The garden is considered to be very beautiful during the autumn and spring seasons due to the colour change in leaves of the famed Chinar trees.
The album included nine songs in English, five in Hungarian, plus the hits Szerelem utolsó vérig and Clubsong. She released two singles, Holla and És mégis. The next songs she recorded were Lesz-e napsugár még?, the Hungarian version from the Disney movie Home on the Range, and the 2004 summer Olympics song Olimpiai dal, a duet with Megasztár singing contest winner László Gáspár.